Tag Archives: Second Temple

Stop the Presses! New Interpretation Offered of the Temple Seal

A little over a week after its introduction to the public here in Jerusalem, the Temple “purity” seal has been reinterpreted, complete with a new reading of the inscription. If you missed the previous hoopla, see my previous post on … Continue reading

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Politicians + Archaeology = A Bad Mix. The Case of the Temple Purity Seal

A unique and important find connected with the rituals of the ancient Jewish Temple in Jerusalem was announced the other day by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and quickly made the rounds of the usual media outlets. Quick out of … Continue reading

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